If your son or daughter is ready to get behind the wheel you may have already completed the necessary driver’s education course, driven the hours with your child and taken the test. Now it is time to pick the right car.
According to a new report released on teenage driving, picking the right vehicle for a new driver is an important decision. Teenagers killed in crashes are more likely to be behind the wheel of smaller vehicles that do not offer adequate crash protection or older vehicles that lack important safety features such as electronic stability control and side air bags. When picking out cars for new drivers, parents are urged to follow a few guidelines:
Parents want to protect their children as they begin to navigate the roads independently, so it is important to equip them for the journey. Taking time to pick out the right vehicle may help them avoid being injured in an auto accident. If you have personal injury questions or you were injured in a car accident, contact the Des Moines, Iowa Law Offices of John T. Hemminger for assistance today.
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